NOV. 5—Family Design Resources and Three Rivers Adoption Council will host a Diversity Conference at 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 2750 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville. The theme is “Diversity, It’s Not Just Black and White.” Sharon E. Moore will be the keynote speaker, along with panel guests, which include Marcia Sturdivant, Eleanor Bush, Esq., Candi Castleberry-Singleton and Joseph Petrella. This is a conference on diversity for professionals from child welfare, juvenile justice, education, medical and mental health fields. The conference will run through Nov. 6. For more information, visit www.familydesign.org.
State of Black Pittsburgh
NOV. 6—The Urban League of Pittsburgh will host the 2009 State of Black Pittsburgh Opportunity Fair and Town Hall Meeting from 3:30-9 p.m. at the Carnegie Mellon University Center, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. There will be exhibitors with information regarding jobs, education, finances and family. Followed by an address by Urban League President and CEO Esther Bush and keynote speaker Roland Martin. There will also be a panel focusing on Black male leadership. For more information, call 412-227-4181 or www.ulpgh.org.
NOV. 10—The Bloomfield-Garfield Corp. will host the School Choice Fair-Helping Parents Pick the Best School from 4-6 p.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Activity Center, 140 N. Atlantic Ave., Garfield. This is for parents/guardians who are seeking information that will aid in the selection of the best school for their child for the upcoming 2010/2011 school year. Representatives from 35 public, private, charter, cyber and parochial schools will share general information and how to apply along with application deadlines. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-441-9833.
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